Lyciasalamandra_helverseni062_090417
Lyciasalamandra_helverseni062_090417

Unique


A female Karpathos Salamander Lyciasalamandra helverseni with its huge eyes and cryptic colouration. Lycia is the south-western part of Asia Minor where more salamanders of this genus occur. All the species in the genus Lyciasalamandra are 9 and all live on dry limestone environments and give birth to live young (viviparous). They are totally independent of the water to reproduce.